- sessile oak,
- session musician,
- sessional indemnity,
- sessions, roger
Origin of session
Examples from the Web for session
These are eight of the most interesting laws passed in the second session of the 113th Congress.Nazis, Sunscreen, and Sea Gull Eggs: Congress in 2014 Was Hella Productive|Ben Jacobs|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Couple removed the weights and continued the session further.Dungeons and Genital Clamps: Inside a Legendary BDSM Chateau|Ian Frisch|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But when the 114th Congress gavels into session in January, GOP speechwriters are going to need some new material.
He started out with solo flights, but in this session over the desert outside Dubai he really pushes the envelope.
During one session, detainee Abu Zubaydah became “completely unresponsive with bubbles rising through his open full mouth.”The Most Gruesome Moments in the CIA ‘Torture Report’|Shane Harris, Tim Mak|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The interminable roll-calls of the first session show that Marshall failed to vote only six times.The Life of John Marshall (Volume 2 of 4)|Albert J. Beveridge
The State suffrage convention was in session while it was being considered.
Various matters of importance occupied the attention of Parliament during the session.The Story of the Upper Canada Rebellion, Volume 1|John Charles Dent
So the second session closes with the verdict of guilty agreed upon.Quiet Talks about Jesus|S. D. Gordon
That moment did not arrive during the present session; and before the next was two days old Pitt was dead.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
- the time during which classes are held
- a school or university term or year
Word Origin for session
late 14c., "periodical sitting of a court," from Old French session "act or state of sitting; assembly," from Latin sessionem (nominative sessio) "act of sitting; a seat; loitering; a session," noun of action from past participle stem of sedere "to sit" (see sedentary). Sense of "period set aside for some activity" is first recorded 1920, in bull session, probably from quarter sessions courts (see quarter (n.)). Musical sense of "recording occasion in a studio" is from 1927.
see bull session.